Rivers and beaches

Hutt River Toxic Algae Warning

Swimmers and people with dogs are still encouraged to stay out of water in the Hutt River near Siverstream, from Moonshine Bridge to upstream of Taita Rock, where there is a red warning in place. There are also amber warnings at 3 more sites in the area: Pakuratahi River Forks at Kaitoke, Hutt River at Birchville, Hutt River at Poets Park.